Which consumer trends will be important for your business? Are European markets too fragmented? What is in store for your category? How are EU rules affecting your prospects? To gauge our readers’ views on these – and many more questions - NutraIngredients is running its 2017 state of the industry survey.
The European cannabis extract market could be a set for boost following the introduction of a novelty gummy, says Love Hemp.
A chocolate bar containing 33% pure refined turmeric has been launched into the global functional foods market, as a convenient and enjoyable way to increase daily dosage of curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric.
Agricultural tomato wastes could be used to produce valuable functional ingredients as part of a sustainable strategy that uses sustainable extraction methods and contributes to a bio-economy, say researchers.
An increase in nutrient intake, including those that children are considered deficient in, could be achieved by adding more grain-based foods, a study has concluded.
Daily consumption of oligofructose-enriched inulin may help to increase feelings of fullness and lead to lower energy intake in overweight and obese children, says a new study.
Incorporating prebiotic oligofructose in the diet as supplements or functional foods may help lower levels of some markers of obesity-associated inflammation, says a new study.
FDA’s draft guidance on dietary fiber should be significantly amended or tossed out altogether, according to industry trade groups. But at least one company that has been affected by the process believes it adds value to the marketplace.
Whole grains appear to wield small improvements to the gut microbiota and immune response, says a study outlining the benefits of adopting a diet that is also rich in fibre, minerals and antioxidants.
Sticking to foods that typically make up the Mediterranean diet may prove to be an effective approach in managing ADHD, a Spanish team has deduced.
Novel fibre supplement PolyGlycopleX (PGX) can help lower cholesterol, insulin and glucose levels, with slightly superior results to psyllium, according to a 12-month study on overweight or obese adults.
English organisation improving the sustainability of plant based agriculture and horticulture, Agri-Tech East, says the benefits of breeding plants can be seen in strawberries and wheat-derived starch.
Supplementing constipated children with prebiotic inulin‐type fructans could improve stool consistency, a pilot study of 2 to 5 year-olds' has concluded.
A range of high fibre and high protein ice creams that have better tastes and textures than standard hospital food will soon be on the menu for patients.
Bioactive compounds contained within an edible mushroom may delay or prevent the onset of neurological conditions like depression, investigations have concluded.
Blue maize antioxidants may help protect against metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease and diabetes raising possibilities of using blue maize as a nutraceutical and functional food component.
Belgian firm KitoZyme is planning a roll out of of medical device products that put restoring gut flora at centre stage, company told Nutraingredients after receiving two new certifications.
The NutraIngredients Awards are back in 2017 in Geneva at Vitafoods Europe with new categories to reward real progress and innovation in the global world of nutrition.
Fibre’s positive influence on health has been further reinforced in two studies, which point to its functional capabilities as a prebiotic, metabolic manager and inflammation reducer with few if any side effects.
Raisio chief executive officer Matti Rihko tells us he is moving onto a new venture later this year and was proud to have overseen Raisio’s transition from a challenged regional player into a “profitable international brandhouse” in his 10 years at the top at the Finnish firm.
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